Recent Home Theater Editorials
Marvel vs. DC Rivalry Continues in Digital Media as AT&T vs. Disney & Sony
The Marvel vs. DC rivalry that was born in comic books will live on as AT&T; and Disney in the next battle for streaming video on-demand supremacy. Who will come out victorious?
Netflix Boasts ‘Studio Quality’ Sound For Streaming Video
Netflix has launched a “high-quality audio” feature that promises studio-quality sound for 5.1-channel and Dolby Atmos soundtracks. Read on to find out more.
AT&T, Comcast and Disney Prepare to Destroy Netflix
How will Netflix survive Disney, AT&T; and Comcast moving into the already crowded streaming video-on-demand market? We explore how Netflix will try to continue staying relevant and keep its members.
Trump's Google ‑ Huawei Ban, Might be Good for Consumers After All
The China-US trade dispute has spilled over into consumer electronics in a big way, and it’s changing the competitive landscape for cell-phones. Was Trump right about the Google - Huawei ban? Read on.
Batwoman & "Woke" Hollywood — The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
The social commentary in much of today's TV and film has become obvious and predictable, its superficial depictions of stereotypes play out like parodies.
Control4 OS 3 Revamps Smarthome Experience More Ease and Power
Control4 has just updated their operating system in a big way. The goal was twofold; personalization and ease of operation for the end user. We beta tested OS 3 in our systems to understand its impact.
Privacy Now! The Destructive Influence of Big Data Surveillance
Privacy issues of the 5G future are just an extension of today’s online privacy concerns. learn how online spying is used to manipulate us and tear our country apart and learn how to protect yourself.
Anthem Updates ARC Genesis Room Correction Powerful NEW Features
Anthem Electronics just made a good thing better with the launch of ARC Genesis™, the 3rd generation of their critically-acclaimed Anthem Room Correction (ARC®) software. See what upgrades you get.
5G Wireless Apocalypse: Smart City of Surveillance
The first fully-formed smart city promises to be a marvel of technology, but a disaster for your personal privacy. What can we expect when the city itself is spying on you? Read on to find out.
Audioholics Celebrates 20 Years of Online Success
Audioholics is celebrating our 20-year anniversary this April 18th,2019. As one of the industry's largest and most respected AV review publications, we thank our followers and talented writing staff.
5G Wireless Apocalypse: The RF Health‑Risk Conspiracy
5G Wireless Apocalypse! This is the first of a three-part series that explores what 5G will bring, presenting both the good... and the not so good. Is 5G bad for your health? Read on.
Mobile MQA Goes Mainstream Via Tidal’s Android App
Tidal announced that all Android devices are now MQA-ready! Subscribers to Tidal’s HiFi tier can now enjoy the service’s high-resolution “Tidal Masters" content on their Android mobile devices.
Samsung Drops Blu‑ray, Drives Nail into Disc‑Media Coffin
Samsung has announced that it will no longer produce and distribute Ultra HD Blu-ray players in the US. Does this mark the death of the physical format and is Apple partly to blame?
Can Star Trek Discovery Carry CBS All Access?
Is Star Trek Discovery the solid performer that CBS needs it to be to make their paywall App a success? Some believe that the controversial new Star Trek show may have seen its final season.
Klipsch Dresses Up New Technology in a Classical Outfit
Klipsch made a big splash at CES this year releasing new soundbars, wireless speakers, wireless earbuds, and portable tabletop speakers loaded with new technology but with vintage roots.
Apple ‑ Sony Takeover Predicted as Big Tech Buys Up Hollywood
The latest rumor about Apple comes via online prediction from Variety that says the iPhone maker will acquire Sony Pictures in 2019. Is Apple positioning themselves to compete with Netflix? Read on.
Bose: Legitimate Audio Company or Slick Marketing?
Love them or hate them Bose is the best selling audio brand in the world. Are they really "all marketing and no engineering?" We take a look at this iconic company and sort out truth from fiction.
Red Dead Redemption 2: Outlaw Cowboys in the Age of Toxic Masculinity
Rockstar Games released its wild west game Red Dead Redemption 2 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, raking in over $725-million in revenue in its first weekend and has sold over 17-million copies.
Trump’s Tariffs Are Bad for the Audio Business
The president’s escalating tariff war is wreaking havoc on American businesses that rely on Chinese manufacturing and supply chains. To see how this is affecting the audio market read on.
HTC Exodus 1: The Off‑Grid Blockchain Jesse Ventura of Smartphones
The Exodus 1 is a new smartphone by HTC featuring extra security measures for your blockchain, cryptocurrency keys and other data completely off-grid. Is it really safer? Read on to find out.
Even EarPrint Headphones Customize Sound for Your Hearing
Brooklyn-based headphone startup Even says that every listener has a unique “EarPrint,” like a fingerprint that affects the way we hear. Their technology customizes the sound to your hearing profile.
Bowers & Wilkins to Launch New Research and Development Center
Bowers & Wilkins, the famous British audio brand, is announcing the relocation of its world-famous research and development center to a new and larger facility with cutting-edge equipment and tools.
Legacy Audio Interview with Bill Dudleston
This is a one on one interview with Legacy Audio Founder Bill Dudleston. We discuss various aspects of loudspeaker design including the core philosophy behind Legacy products and new DSP innovations.
The Biggest Successes in Consumer A/V Electronics in the Last 50 Years
We recently took a trip down memory lane recounting some of the most glorious failures in audio-video history. Now we're shifting gears a bit and focusing on the biggest successes in consumer AV.
Oppo Digital Bids Farewell, Ends US Manufacturing
After a stellar 14-year run, Oppo has announced that it will begin the process of ending manufacturing of new products. They were a great AV company that will sorely be missed.
The Long Overdue Death of Retail Compact Disc (CD)
Memorializing the Compact Disc. Once upon a time, the CD was the ubiquitous music platform. Our story outlines how the disc-based music technology was adopted, loved and eventually abandoned.
The Biggest Failures in Consumer Audio/Video Electronics History
We take a take a look at what we feel to be the biggest product failures in consumer A/V electronics and try to figure out what went wrong and how missteps today may lead to success stories tomorrow.
Disney Expands Media Empire with 21st Century Fox
With Disney soon to own a majority of Fox TV and film Studios, the stars may have just aligned for the creation of the most powerful media conglomerate ever created. What changes will this bring?